100-Year Old Adobe Building Destroyed

Image: 100-Year Old Adobe Building Destroyed

Detailed Description

A one hundred year old adobe building in Talca, Chile suffered near-total collapse during the M 8.8 earthquake on Feb. 27, 2010. Adobe, which is made of clay, sand and straw, is no longer used as a building material in Chile, but ancient structures are still common and can pose a hazard to their occupants.

Details

Image Dimensions: 5616 x 3744

Location Taken: Talca, CL